The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    March 29.Win, lose or draw (fans of "The Boys In Green" or Poland), Eamonn warms down after the Euro qualifier with part of a movie soundtrack by Polish bandleader Krzystof Komeda; a Scarlatti sonata performed on solo piano; a cover version of Aphex Twin's "Flim"; Courtney Pine's bass clarinet version of "A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square"; a reading of "Weeping, Sad and Lonely" by Anonymous 4; 3 x Prokofiev; new and vintage - with The Incredible String Band - Robin Williamson (pictured); 2014 Ernie Watts (the 2-time Grammy-winner is on the faculty for the forthcoming Sligo Jazz get together); and the last pieces of the week by Granados (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 12 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Contemporary Slovak composer Vladimír Godár is in the spotlight. Join Carl and Eamonn on the Blue as they play extracts from his Cantata "Mater", film scores and transcriptions.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Enrique Granados: March 23rd - 29th

    Ninety-nine years ago, while much of Europe was at war, Enrique Granados was savouring a Metropolitan Opera House premiere that was so successful that he received an invite from the White House. Triumph quickly turned to tragedy on the homeward journey across the Atlantic: Spain may have been a neutral country, but a German torpedo sunk the ship he was aboard. The self-taught composer - weighed down by the gold paid to him by the Met management - drowned in the English Channel, trying to rescue his wife. All this week, the music of Granados is featured on the programme. Listen out for performances by Julian Bream, on guitar; and jazzman Bill Evans, on piano.

    Anouar Brahem: March 30th - April 5th

    Oud player Anouar Brahem has consistently produced mesmerising music for the ECM label. His latest work is no exception. Inspired by the political and social upheaval in his native Tunisia, "Souvenance" is supremely captivating and benefits from his piano based quartet along with a string orchestra. He's in the National Concert Hall next week with his quartet - so this week he is in the Blue spotlight.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Rockin' In Rhythm
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:01
    • 22:07
      Title: Wang Dang Doodle
      Performer(s): Burnett, Chester
      Performer(s): Burnett, Chester
      Duration: 5:13
    • 22:12
      Title: Cowboys' Dream
      Performer(s): Emmanuel, Tommy
      Performer(s): Emmanuel, Tommy
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:16
      Title: Brothers Kamas
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:20
      Title: Tres Danzas Concertantes (2nd Movement) Andantino
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:25
      Title: Three Pieces For Piano - I. Andantino
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:28
      Title: Touched By The Flecktones
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: Mazurka In F Sharp Min Op59
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:36
      Title: Lungs
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Duration: 4:39
    • 22:40
      Title: If You Could See Me Now
      Performer(s): Dameron / Sigman
      Performer(s): Dameron / Sigman
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:45
      Title: Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Koehler, Ted
      Duration: 4:21
    • 22:49
      Title: Descending - Beneath The 12-Mile Reef
      Performer(s): Herrmann, Bernard
      Performer(s): Herrmann, Bernard
      Duration: 1:05
    • 22:50
      Title: Theme
      Performer(s): Goldsmith, Jerry
      Performer(s): Goldsmith, Jerry
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:53
      Title: Piece From The Year 1981
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 7:20
    • 23:01
      Title: Umkaji
      Performer(s): Sadao China
      Performer(s): Sadao China
      Duration: 5:52
    • 23:07
      Title: In Memoriam
      Performer(s): Monder, Ben
      Performer(s): Monder, Ben
      Duration: 8:11
    • 23:16
      Title: The Real
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian/Holland, Rick
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian/Holland, Rick
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:23
      Title: Prelude For St. Joan
      Performer(s): Eno, Roger
      Performer(s): Eno, Roger
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:28
      Title: Detroit
      Performer(s): Garrett, Kenny
      Performer(s): Garrett, Kenny
      Duration: 4:36
    • 23:32
      Title: Do Unto Others
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:37
      Title: Quartet For Clarient, Violin, Cello And Piano (3rd Movement) Slo
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:42
      Title: Sonata No.14 In C Sharp Minor Moonlight - I. Adagio Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 6:04
    • 23:48
      Title: The General
      Performer(s): Buckley, Richie
      Performer(s): Buckley, Richie
      Duration: 1:33
    • 23:49
      Title: Evensong: Tallinn
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Duration: 7:35
    • 23:57
      Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 11:13
    • 00:09
      Title: Rest
      Performer(s): Montague / Blackmore
      Performer(s): Montague / Blackmore
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:14
      Title: After Dark
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:18
      Title: I Can't Get Started
      Performer(s): Duke, Vernon/Gershwin, Ira
      Performer(s): Duke, Vernon/Gershwin, Ira
      Duration: 3:56
    • 00:23
      Title: You've Got A Friend
      Performer(s): King, Carole
      Performer(s): King, Carole
      Duration: 6:54
    • 00:29
      Title: Will You Love Me Tomorrow
      Performer(s): Goffin / King
      Performer(s): Goffin / King
      Duration: 4:27
    • 00:34
      Title: Tenderness
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:37
      Title: Templum Cordis
      Performer(s): Adam Of St. Victor
      Performer(s): Adam Of St. Victor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:42
      Title: On An Overgrown Path Ii - Movement I - Andante
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:49
      Title: When Joanna Loved Me
      Performer(s): Wells / Segal
      Performer(s): Wells / Segal
      Duration: 5:58
    • 00:55
      Title: Fantasia (21)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45

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